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  • Clamp fee climbs 275% in controversial Kent parking trials area

    8th February 2018

    The Department for Transport (DfT) has given Ashford Borough Council the green light to raise clamp release fees on HGVs by a whopping 275 per cent on a stretch of the A20 in Kent. The fees have increased from £40 to £150 in the controversial six-mile ‘parking…

  • Carbon targets “unachievable” without diesel vehicles

    Carbon targets “unachievable” without diesel vehicles

    8th February 2018

    A clampdown on diesel vehicles could result in the UK missing European environmental targets, according to a new warning issued by a vehicle data specialist. Experts from cap hpi, who have authored a new report which looks at the recent…

  • More than 100 hauliers caught cheating on emissions

    More than 100 hauliers caught cheating on emissions

    8th February 2018

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced over 100 haulage operators were found to have trucks fitted with emissions cheat devices at roadside checks between August and November 2017. Officers searched 3735 HGVs across five locations, where 293…

  • Drivers warned of new ANPR cameras on weight-restricted A415 bridge

    Drivers warned of new ANPR cameras on weight-restricted A415 bridge

    19th October 2017

    Truckers are being warned Oxfordshire County Council is installing new ANPR cameras to catch and fine any drivers of vehicles over 18 tonnes MGW found crossing a medieval bridge on A415. Oxfordshire County Council is installing new numberplate recognition cameras to…

  • Trucking Live 2017

    Trucking Live 2017

    17th October 2017

    Our second Trucking Live event to be held at the Oswestry Showground in Shropshire over the weekend of September 23-24 was a roaring success – and we were incredibly impressed with the standard of vehicles that turned up to represent the…

  • P-series leads new Scania construction range roll-out

    P-series leads new Scania construction range roll-out

    5th September 2017

    Scania is rolling out of a range of products primarily geared towards the construction sector, including the first new-generation P-series trucks and the remaining variants of the G-series range – the first of which were launched last May. Following Scania’s…

  • Scania launches tough XT chassis

    Scania launches tough XT chassis

    5th September 2017

    Scania has announced a new flagship XT range of chassis targeted for operation in the most arduous conditions. Available across the entire spectrum of S-, R-, G- and the newly announced P-series cabs, Scania reckon its XT delivers a highly…

  • London mayor urged to appoint freight commissioner

    London mayor urged to appoint freight commissioner

    26th August 2017

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been urged to appoint a “freight commissioner” to navigate the growing logistical demands of the capital. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has made the call in recognition of the growing demands of…